Penalising firms that exploit the two-year cut-off period
- Disclaimer can counter employment-contract argument. // HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law;Mar2011, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p3
The article discusses the court case Odem v. Deloitte & Touche, wherein plaintiff Rufus Odem filed breach of employment contract but the court dismissed the case after the employer cited a disclaimer of an employee handbook that there was no employment contract in Texas.
- Employer's At-Will Policy. // Employer's At-Will Policy;7/1/2010, p1
An at-will policy protects you from having to defend a breach of contract lawsuit and helps you retain your legal right to fire an employee for any reason that is not illegal -- without having to prove it to a judge or jury. Use Nolo's Employer's At-Will Policy to: authorize an officer of the...
- Case of the week. McMullen, John // Personnel Today;4/10/2007, p23
The article presents information on the legal case, Mezey v South West London & St. George's Mental Health NHS Trust , EWHC 62. Mezey was a consultant psychiatrist. One of her patients murdered someone. The trust decided to suspend Mezey with full pay from all her clinical research and...
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;6/12/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p43
The article discusses several court cases in Great Britain. The case Collidge versus Freeport was about breach of employment contract. In another case, a tribunal found that the dismissal of an employee automatically unfair because of a dismissal procedure technicality. In the case Sheridan...
- There are no conditions when calling upon Avon. Feldman // Corporate Legal Times;Nov99, Vol. 9 Issue 96, p9
Discusses the case Lomaglio Association Inc. v LBK Marketing Corp. which focused on a condition precedent clause in a contract. LBK's assertion for not paying Lomaglio; Ambiguity created by the language of the contract; Court decision.
- Residents' Lawsuit Doesn't Limit Owner's Constitutional Rights. // Apartment Building Management Insider;2009, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p5
The article discusses a court case wherein the residents of San Francisco, California apartment sued the owner for breach of the rental contract.
- Business Judgment Rule Won't Protect Directors In Fiduciary Duty Breach Cases. Mack, Debbi // Corporate Legal Times;Jun2001, Vol. 11 Issue 115, p72
Reports the refusal of Kansas federal district court to dismiss a lawsuit for breach of fiduciary duty. Claims against the former directors and officers of the corporation; Appointment of Cynthia Grimes by the bankruptcy court to represent Stoico Restaurant Group; Opinion of the court on the...
- COURT DOCKETS. // BusinessWest;11/18/2013, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p57
The article list several lawsuits filed in various courts of Massachusetts in 2013 against breach of commercial lease including PeoplesBank v. Ryder Funeral Home, Rose M. Groce v. F.L. Roberts & Co. Inc and Geeleher Enterprises Inc. v. RIV Construction Group and Home Depot, LLC.
- Upstate same-sex couple wins insurance fight. // Bay Windows;7/31/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p13
The article reports that a married lesbian couple has won their lawsuit fights against the insurer of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Western New York, regarding the discrimination and of breaching its contract with the school district that employs one of the women.